Brands you can trust - Spotlight on: Workwear

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Colour Supplies in  Oswestry and Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham, Wales, have been known for many years by our customers as a great place to get DIY protective clothing and safety work wear. Whether it is Safety Footwear, Hi Vis, Coveralls, PPE or day-to-day work clothing with great features, we have all the brands you need to give you just what you want and at great prices too. Here is just a little more information on some of our work wear brands to help you with your choice.


The Apache brand of safety footwear and workwear was established in 1999. They pride themselves on giving customers products that are stylish, technical and fit for purpose. They are constantly striving to create innovative workwear and footwear that will not only look good in the workplace but will also keep you safe at all times. 

The APACHE footwear range features lightweight sports style trainers and hiker style boots with quality full grain nubuck leather uppers. If you require waterproof, non-metallic, heat resistant footwear then APACHE can offer you a range that will not disappoint. They have included technical brands such as Thinsulate and PORON metatarsal protection into some footwear. 

APACHE workwear trousers feature CORDURA branded fabrics that give abrasion resistance and extra durability. The trouser range covers the traditional fit or a modern 3D tapered leg fit with flex panels for added comfort. The 3D fit is featured throughout the APACHE TECHNICAL SERIES range (ATS). The APACHE upper body garments are products that can be layered or worn individually. These technical garments feature many benefits including water resistance, wind resistance and breathability. If you are looking for tough, stylish, technical footwear, jackets and trousers then APACHE is the brand for you.

Key selling feature: Style

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When you’ve got enough things to worry about safety shouldn’t be one of them. 

Blackrock Workwear is a safety equipment supplier with almost 20 years of experience in designing and manufacturing safety footwear, hi-vis clothing, work gloves and PPE. Their products keep hundreds of thousands of people safe every year. 

Independently certified to international standards and continuously tested to ensure the latest batch is as good as the first, you can rest easy: you’re in safe hands with Blackrock - your safety is their business.

Key selling feature: Safety

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GUARANTEED TOUGH.  Never cut corners. It’s not a choice. DeWalt put the best technologies, materials and craftsmanship into everything they do, and have been doing it this way for over 80 years. 

The DeWalt range of work wear and footwear is designed for the professional tradesman/craftsman, whether working inside where light weight, flexible, and breathable items are needed or outside in the mud, water, snow and ice. They have a range of products tailored to your needs.

Key selling feature: Tough

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Portwest is a global manufacturer and innovator of workwear, safety wear and PPE. Established in 1904, Portwest is the fastest growing workwear company in the world with a global distribution network and customer service staff in over 130 countries. 

Innovative production and design by an in-house team of experts lies at the heart of the Portwest advantage. Portwest has a team of world class designers who specialise in flame-resistant and high-visibility workwear, hand and foot protection, PPE and wearable technology. Market leaders in safety, Portwest’s award winning team is constantly researching the latest trends and innovations which meet and exceed customer’s needs. Portwest’s reputation for technical know-how, rigorous implementation and attention to style and detail is well proven. Consistent colours, fabric qualities, good fit and competitive pricing are taken as a given by customers.

Key selling feature: Technical Innovation

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This is just a quick overview of some of our brands and we have many more lines available at Colour Supplies in Whitchurch, Oswestry and Wrexham for you, in a range of price bands to suit all pockets.

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